CHALLENGES OF A DISABLED WRITER

Most of us live in a visual world, but there are things we can do to help unsighted people enjoy our blog posts (and books) as well.

TSRA Logo (Silverback Gorilla reading a book, titled ‘The Origin of Man’)

Campbells World

***READER’S NOTE Make sure to read all the way to the end to see links that will give you information on screen reading software. ***
Good morning campbellsworld visitors.
This morning I’d like to talk to you about challenges I run into on a regular basis as someone who is a blind Reader, Author, and Blogger. Each day as I make my way through things like social media, email, and reading blogs, the most frequent problem I have is things not being visible to my screen reader, or Apple Voice Over.
Some of the hardest things I deal with are…
• Photos with “No available text”
• Not being able to read memes
• Not being able to read screenshots
• Info Graphics
• And one of my latest annoyances, promotional videos with no audio or available text to let me know what the video is about.
I do not…

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